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Banks keep ST Index on firm footing

Index up 15.32 points despite pullback from intraday high but losers outnumber gainers 278-174 in broader market

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LIFTED by another all-time high on Wall Street on Friday, the Straits Times Index (STI) on Monday kicked the week off on a firm footing, gaining 15.32 points at 2,874.65, thanks entirely to the banks.

However, an 80-point drop in the Dow futures and a weak opening Europe-wide, which